Lot #8099
Apollo 17 Press Kit

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Estimate: $300+

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Description

Staple-bound press kit for the Apollo 17 mission, 121 pages, 8.5 x 10.75, November 14, 1972. Issued by NASA News as release no. 72-220K, this extremely informative press kit covers seemingly all aspects of the final Apollo mission, including: Comparison of Lunar Science Before and After Apollo, Apollo 17 Mission Objectives, Launch Operations, Countdown, Launch and Mission Profile, Apollo 17 Landing Site, Lunar Surface Science, Lunar Orbital Science, Medical tests and Experiments, Engineering/Operational tests and Demonstrations, and Lunar Roving Vehicle. The kit also features a wealth of detailed tables and illustrations. In fine condition. From the collection of Dan Schaiewitz, who worked as Extravehicular Crew Training Engineer at KSC. View Dan's many Collect Space posts here. Engineer Dan Schaiewitz gives us a fascinating firsthand glimpse into his experiences on the cutting edge of space exploration during the Apollo missions, in this podcast.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: October 12 - October 19